London named the world’s Best City for Students

London named the world best student city

Question: Which city has been named the world’s Best City for Students in the ‘QS Best Student Cities ranking’?
(a) Tokyo
(b) London
(c) New York
(d) Melbourne
Answer: (b)
Related Facts:

  • UK’s capital London has been named as the world’s best city for students for the second consecutive year in the ‘QS Best Student Cities ranking’.
  • In the sixth edition of the QS Best Student Cities Ranking, Japan’s capital Tokyo and Melbourne secured 2nd and 3rd place respectively.
  • According to the rankings, India’s best student city is Bangalore (81st), followed by Mumbai (85th), Delhi at 113 and Chennai at 115 out of a total of 120 cities ranked in the list.
  • The ranking has been compiled by global education consultancy QS Quacquarelli Symonds.
  • The ranking highlighted each city’s performance across six categories – the number of top-ranked universities; the proportion of a city’s population made up of students; quality of life on offer; job opportunities available after graduation; affordability; and the feedback of the students themselves.
  • Both US and UK have 14 cities ranked, led by Boston (12th) and London (1st) respectively.
  • Asia’s top city remains Tokyo (2nd) followed by Seoul (10th) and Hong Kong (14th).

Links:
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/london-named-worlds-best-student-city-in-new-rankings/articleshow/70464180.cms
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/qs-best-student-cities-ranking-2019-london-named-worlds-best-student-city-300893742.html
https://www.thehindu.com/education/bengaluru-best-student-city-in-india-london-tops-global-rankings/article28773627.ece

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